Phytic acid is a colorless or slightly yellow viscous liquid, easily soluble in water, 95% ethanol, acetone, soluble in anhydrous ethanol, methanol, almost insoluble in anhydrous ether, benzene, hexane and chloroform.
Its aqueous solution is easily hydrolyzed when heated, and the higher the temperature, the easier it is to change color.
There are 12 dissociable hydrogen ions.
The solution is acidic and has strong chelating ability.
It is an important organic phosphorus series additive with unique physiological functions and chemical properties.
As a chelating agent, antioxidant, preservative, color retention agent, water softener, fermentation accelerator, metal anti-corrosion inhibitor, etc.,
It is widely used in food, medicine, paint and coating, daily chemical industry, environmental protection, metal treatment, water treatment , textile industry, plastic industry and polymer synthesis industry and other industries.